In Vinnytsia rescuers cleared the homes of mercury

February 26 Vinnitsa rescue was reported damage of mercury thermometers in medical homes on the street. Keletskaya Street. Cathedral and the array Glade regional center. How can ’ it turned out, in all three cases because of rough handling tenants with thermometerwas compromised integrity of medical devices. Employees of « 101 » had cleaned the premises and seized 2.5 grams of metallic mercury. Rescuers once again remind the public how to act in case of spill mercury (mercury thermometer damage): - Output from the premises of all people, especially children, the disabled and people pohylohof age; - Open all the windows wide open on the premises; - Most of the people isolate contaminated room, densely close all doors; - Protect the respiratory system even damp gauze; - Collect syringes big balls and just dumps them in a glass jar with a solution (2 grams of potassium permanganate in 1 liter of water), smaller balls zbyWright brush on paper and also dispose the bank. Bank Close the lid. Use a vacuum cleaner to collect mercury is prohibited. Wash contaminated sites soap-soda solution (400 g of soap and 500 grams of soda ash per 10 liters of water) or potassium permanganate (20 g per 10 liters of water); - Close the room after treating so that there was no connection to other rooms and ventilate for three days; - Hold indoors if possible temperature not lower than 18-20 degrees Celsius; - Clean and rinse the strong, almost black solution of potassium permanganate shoe soles, if you stepped on mercury. HUDSNS Ukraine in Vinnitsa region